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the Warrior: Esther


  • Teachability – Our sweet Esther could have taken on the “I’m queen attitude” and done whatever she wanted, but instead she listened to the advice of Mordecai and in returned followed his wise instructions.
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Chag Sameach!

Adar 15, 5777: Last night I went to my synagogue’s Purim celebration. After arriving early and trouble-shooting with the sound equipment, I finally got into my Age of Adz-era Sufjan Stevens costume and started noshing on Hamantashen. 285 more words


Let's hear it for the Ladies

Avoiding the kvish on my walking commute to work, I usually take a shortcut through the courtyard of the National Buildings, known as Binyanei Hauma. … 1,250 more words

Queen Esther, An Usher: "Apostle Suleman And I Were In Sexual Relationship"

Barely one week after a lady, Stephanie Otobo, claimed she was in a sexual relationship with the overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Johnson Suleman, another lady has also said she was in a similar sexual relationship with the cleric. 712 more words


In Queen Esther's Time, Persia's Baghdad Was the Center of the Jewish World

Happy Purim! To mark the occasion, I’m posting this piece about the Jews in one of the cities of Queen Esther’s Persian Empire: Baghdad. It’s an excerpt from an article I wrote in 2003 on an exhibit about the Jews of Iraq at London’s Jewish Museum. 639 more words


Purim 2017 is Today –Sunday


­­Book of Esther… (Purim 2017 is March 11th and 12th)

In the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar, on its thirteenth day … on the day that the enemies of the Jews were expected to prevail over them, it was turned about: the Jews prevailed over their adversaries. 1,375 more words